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The ExpertFinder: Winner of San Francisco ShipIt Day

Last week Atlassian held it's 23rd ShipIt Day event. Each quarter, staff are encouraged to participate in ShipIt Day by spending 24-hours hacking a project from start to finish. Participants must present their projects immediately following ShipIt Day and staff get to vote on their favorite; the winner gets serious bragging rights and a fancy trophy for their desk. This year's participants included a new 404 page design for Bitbucket, a gamification project for JIRA, and even a new PaaS service

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It's always exhilarating to win an award, especially when you're up against so many other nominees including some of the best and biggest brands in the nation. So you can imagine our excitement when Atlassian won not one but two categories in the 2012 Human Capital Magazine Australian HR Awards. Here are a few insights into why we think we won. Best Australian Recruitment Strategy We received the Best Australian Recruitment Strategy award for our “Europe, We’re Coming to Steal Your

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Hindsight, a startup in the London Silicon Roundabout, are a great example of how Atlassian software has helped companies get productive quickly.  Our GreenHopper & JIRA software  help Hindsight manage their work and focus on the most valuable activities to gauge how much return they are getting from the investment they put into their ideas. To keep everyone up to date and heading in the same direction, especially with all the change happening within a start-up, can be a challenge.  Even

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G’Day USA Honors Atlassian’s Contribution to Global Innovation SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlassian, the leading provider of collaboration software for software development teams, today announced that it is being honored with this year’s G’Day USA Excellence in Innovation Award. G'Day USA is an annual program designed to showcase Australian business capabilities in the United States. Atlassian will receive the premier Innovation award from the Honorable Kim Beazley, AC,

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ShipIt 18 – The Winners

While we think all our ShipIt Dayers are winners, the finalists in the 18th edition of ShipIt were more winners than others. 1st Place Don Willis, Ryan Ackley, Wesley Walser, Chris Mountford and Alex Wei carried home the glory with the aptly named Awesome Paste for Confluence. In their entry, they implemented an editor plugin to transform a pasted URL into a neater format. In fact, we liked it so much we included in Confluence and called it Autoconvert. Other finalists Chris LePetit and

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ShipIt Day in the wild

Dan Pink's book, Drive, is about motivation. The book includes a profile about Atlassian and our ShipIt Days and 20% time. Since the book was released, it seems that dozens of companies have been motivated to start ShipIt Days of their own, which we think is awesome. If you haven't heard of Dan Pink or ShipIt Days or you're looking to see how others have done it, read on. What is ShipIt Day? Atlassian's "ShipIt Day" is time set aside for developers to work on whatever they want with a skew towards

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